ECCB mourns loss of Honourable Sir K. Dwight Venner
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in a press release has extended deepest condolences and gratitude to the wife and family of the late Sir K. Dwight Venner, the second and longest serving Governor of the ECCB.
The release read “On behalf of the chairman of the ECCB Monetary Council, Prime Minister the Honourable Gaston Browne, and all members of council, Board of Directors, management and staff (past and present) and retirees, we his relatives and many friends. May the God of all comfort, comfort them at this exceptionally difficult time.”
Governor Timothy Antoine has been quoted as saying “I have personally conveyed our grief and gratitude to Lady Lynda. Sir Dwight was a visionary, a regionalist, and a public servant par excellence. He had a deep and abiding love for the people of the Caribbean. He truly believed that we are our best selves and secure our best development outcomes when we come together and take collective action. He dedicated his life to our region…”
Sir Dwight demitted office on 1st December 2015 after 26 years as governor. Following his retirement, he continued to serve as Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Stock Exchange and the Eastern Caribbean Home Mortgage Bank. He was recently reappointed as the Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Stock Exchange and chaired a meeting of the board earlier this week.